Russian cosmonauts will conduct training on manual docking of the new module

Cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov will conduct a training session on manual docking of the Nauka nodal module on the ISS.

“ On Monday we will have a training session. We will practice manual docking actions at the station with an instructor if something goes wrong, '' Shkaplerov said on the Soloviev Live YouTube channel.

He added that the crew members are practicing actions on manual docking before departure at the Cosmonaut Training Center on special simulators.

The Soyuz-2.1b rocket, which is to launch the Progress truck into orbit on November 24 with the 'Berth' module & nbsp; for the Russian segment of the ISS, is already at Baikonur.

The spacecraft is to dock at Nauka. November 26. 'Berth' will be the last module that Russia will add to its segment of the orbital station.


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